The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 20 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.05% 10.60% 10.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.70% 11.44% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+74.28% -19.54%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
171 201 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.48% 92.63% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 85 77
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -31.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 10 (29.41%) Java
1 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (23.53%) iPad
3 8 (23.53%) Software Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) Content Management
3 8 (23.53%) Spring
3 8 (23.53%) Endeca
3 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 8 (23.53%) QA
3 8 (23.53%) Load Testing
3 8 (23.53%) JDBC
3 8 (23.53%) JSP
3 8 (23.53%) Servlets
3 8 (23.53%) SOAP
3 8 (23.53%) Struts
3 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 8 (23.53%) XML
3 8 (23.53%) XSLT
3 8 (23.53%) J2EE
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 8 (23.53%) JBoss
3 8 (23.53%) Apache
3 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 8 (23.53%) JMS
3 8 (23.53%) B2C
3 8 (23.53%) Internet

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
1 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
1 8 (23.53%) Apache
1 8 (23.53%) CMS
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
1 4 (11.76%) SAP FI
1 4 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.94%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Spring
1 8 (23.53%) JDBC
1 8 (23.53%) JSP
1 8 (23.53%) Servlets
1 8 (23.53%) SOAP
1 8 (23.53%) Struts
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
1 8 (23.53%) XML
1 8 (23.53%) XSLT
1 8 (23.53%) J2EE
1 8 (23.53%) JMS
1 8 (23.53%) JMX
1 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) iPad
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (23.53%) Software Architecture
2 8 (23.53%) Content Management
2 8 (23.53%) Load Testing
2 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 8 (23.53%) B2C
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) ERP
5 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
7 1 (2.94%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
3 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 8 (23.53%) Endeca
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) JBoss
2 8 (23.53%) ATG
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) F5
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